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Get away from the city (and your cell phone) at this new tiny cabin retreat

Getaway is a national chain offering remote forest retreats in the Chattahoochee National Forest near Suches. The 57-acre Georgia outpost hosts Scandinavian-chic “cabins."

Party Lakes

What is there to do at Lake Lanier? Savor fresh fish tacos and peach mojitos at Fish Tales Lakeside Grille, go jet skiing, and watch the sunset while jamming to music at Landshark Landing. Also, here's what to do at Lake Martin and Robin Lake.
Escape to the Lake: Lake Oconee

Resort Lakes

What is there to do at Lake Oconee? Rent a double-decker pontoon boat with a slide, take a dip at the Sandbar, or enjoy dinner at National Tavern. Also, here's what to do at Lake Keowee and Lake Hartwell.
Escape to the Lake: Lake Spivey

City Lakes

What is there to do at Lake Spivey? Go wakeboarding, fish largemouth bass, crappie, and catfish, go swimming in crystal-clear water. Also, here's what to do at Lake Allatoona, Berkeley Lake, and Lake Acworth.
Escape to the Lake: Blue Ridge

Mountain Lakes

What is there to do at Blue Ridge Lake? Launch your boat at Lake Blue Ridge Marina and don't miss out on its two breweries or dinner at Harvest on Main. Also, here's what to do at Lake Chatuge, Rabun County Lakes, Carters Lake.

Your guide to Georgia’s lakes: 16 spots to play or unwind

How do you pick the Georgia lake scene that’s right for you? From quiet mountain retreats to bumping party coves and swanky luxury resorts, our guide for finding your happy place.
Vollis Simpson

5 fantastic folk art destinations in the South

Despite having only a sixth-grade education, Howard Finster became a preacher at age sixteen and dedicated his life to spreading the gospel. In 1976, more than four decades after his ordination, he said he received a vision from God to create 5,000 sacred works of art; by his death in 2001, he’d completed nearly 47,000.
Oak Hill Inn Bed and Breakfast

Where to Stay: Spotlight on Oak Hill Inn Bed and Breakfast

Driving along the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown Natchez, I pass a small, weathered-wood casino. With its signs for slot machines and table games, the Magnolia Bluffs Casino hints at the fact that chance plays at least a small part in shaping some of the fortunes of this town.

The Dwell Hotel
Marked by top-notch service and designed to the hilt, these hotels aren’t just a place to stay; they’re stylish destinations in their own right. Our top five picks—all opened within the last year—are within 330 miles of Atlanta for a chic weekend escape. Read the full list.


Georgia’s landscape has everything from the rugged Appalachians to granite monadnocks and shady creekside trails. We whittled it down to 12 great hikes, fit for an experienced backpacker, day-tripper, or even an urban crusader (two are ITP!). Discover scenic spots and find out which trail is Georgia's toughest. Get out there and hike

5 fantastic folk art destinations in the South

Despite having only a sixth-grade education, Howard Finster became a preacher at age sixteen and dedicated his life to spreading the gospel. In 1976, more than four decades after his ordination, he said he received a vision from God to create 5,000 sacred works of art; by his death in 2001, he’d completed nearly 47,000.